Curtain's Cowboys ; Australia's Secret Bush Commandos. Richard WALKER, Helen WALKER.

Curtain's Cowboys ; Australia's Secret Bush Commandos

Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1986. Hardcover : pp. [i-viii] ix-xviii, 1-194 : 40 illustrations : 10 Figures, including maps and diagrams : Black cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine : Apricot endpapers : Dust jacket illustrated with detail from photo of Troopers of the North Australia Observer Unit on parade.

Some abrasion at foot of paper boards and Head of spine : Dust jacket top edge pushed. Very good / good. Item #1672

'The hitherto-untold history of this unit reads like a 'Boys Own' Adventure - a unique factual story which reveals as much about panic and paranoid Australia in 1942 as it does about the pioneering spirit and remarkable endurance of a curious mixture of young hand-picked volunteers.' ( taken from dust jacket) This book has been pieced together from over 100 personal interviews from veterans.

Price: $75.00

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